Check-in Nurse: “Have You Left the Country in the Last 3 Weeks?”

Overheard at the Doctor’s Office The rivalry between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers is just one of the ways Minnesota and Wisconsin compete (and put each other down). Which explains this exchange, overheard at the (Twin Cities) doctor’s office yesterday: Nurse:  ‘Have you been out of the country in the last 3 weeks?’...
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“Admission” Book Review

The Elite College Admissions Crucible Apparently, there’s a superstition — held by Native American Indians, the Amish, and some other cultures — that photographs steal a piece of your soul. I don’t happen to share that belief. But, I do believe that when a young adult has their life — unformed as it may be...
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